McHenry, IL 60050 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 60050: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
McHenry, IL 60050

Acceptable Alternative
Bull Valley, IL 60050
Holiday Hills, IL 60050
Johnsburg, IL 60050
Lakemoor, IL 60050
McCullom Lake, IL 60050

Not Acceptable, USPS
Prairie Grove, IL 60050
Sunnyside, IL 60050

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 849
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,154
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,056
  • County: McHenry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.347, Longitude -88.26
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 60050 has segments in 2 Counties (Lake, McHenry).

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McHenry, IL 60050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,147
Daytime Population: Workers 13,838
Daytime Population: Residents 15,123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,961
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 31,932
Population in Familes 26,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density2 1,205
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $70,999
Average Household Income $86,612
Per Capita Income $32,860


Total Housing Units 13,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,148 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,957 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,059 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $204,489
Average Home Value $238,959


Total Households 12,105
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 8,356
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% 0.03%
Households 0.14% 0.08%
Families 0.0% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

McHenry, IL 60050 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60050 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 124 91st
Population Density # 304 78th
Diversity Index # 306 78th
Median Household Income # 257 81st
Per Capita Income # 310 78th

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